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April 2024

Let’s Eat Out Club-In Person Outings

This lively group has long met for lunch on Thursdays or Fridays at local restaurants.  We look forward to getting together for patio dining as the the weather warms up. Your contact information will be sent to our facilitator, Lynn Lieberman, so that you can be added to the list of participants. Cost: no cost to enroll.  Members are responsible for the cost of their lunch. To participate in the Eat Out club, you must have a current SPARK membership.
19 Apr
11:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Tai Chi for Beginners

This class is based on the Sun style of Tai Chi using a series of slow, fluid, gentle movements.  The program helps improve balance, flexibility, postural alignment, strength, and mobility.  Tai Chi also helps reduce blood pressure, stress, falls, and fear of falling.
22 Apr
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tai Chi – Advanced Beginners

This class is designed primarily for those who have completed the Beginners course, however anyone with a basic knowledge of Tai Chi can attend.  We will build on the beginner skills with more challenging movements and continue the discussion of application of the Tai Chi principles, enhancing their understanding and application.
22 Apr
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kansas City GEMS Week 5: Janssen Place – Still on Parade After 125 Years

Janssen Place is a unique, one street neighborhood in Kansas City, developed by Arthur E. Stilwell, a railroad magnate.  Designed in 1897, it is the setting for a well-preserved enclave with 19 gorgeous mansions constructed between 1900 and 1917.  Steve Mitchell, a resident since 1985, and Bruce Mathews, photographer, will share their new book and the history of this special place. Consider enrolling in the related walking tour of Janssen Place on April 26th 
23 Apr
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursday Book Club

This group meets the fourth Thursday of each month, except for November and December.  Those interested often meet for lunch afterward. Your contact information will be sent to our facilitator, Sue Habiger, so that you can be added to the list of participants. Cost: no cost to enroll.  Members are responsible for the cost of their books. To participate in the Thursday Book Club, you must have a current SPARK membership.
25 Apr
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Janssen Place Walking Tour Sold Out

SOLD OUT - email spark@umkc.edu to be put on the waiting list Experience the beauty of this historic neighborhood as Steve Mitchell shares the stories of the community leaders who once called this home. We’ll see 19 beautiful mansions built in the early 1900s and restored with such critical attention to architectural integrity that they almost feel like time has stood still.
26 Apr
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Let’s Eat Out Club-In Person Outings

This lively group has long met for lunch on Thursdays or Fridays at local restaurants.  We look forward to getting together for patio dining as the the weather warms up. Your contact information will be sent to our facilitator, Lynn Lieberman, so that you can be added to the list of participants. Cost: no cost to enroll.  Members are responsible for the cost of their lunch. To participate in the Eat Out club, you must have a current SPARK membership.
26 Apr
11:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Kansas City GEMS Week 6: Hannah Barlow & the Royal Doulton Company

Michele Fricke will give a talk on the mostly unknown artist, Hannah Barlow.  Unless you lived in London in the late 19th Century and made a special study of ceramics, you probably never heard of her.  She has been virtually forgotten, except in the archives of the Royal Doulton Company and some antiques journals. The talk will discuss this remarkable woman, her accomplishments and the context of the art world of her time.
30 Apr
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
May 2024

Let’s Eat Out Club-In Person Outings

This lively group has long met for lunch on Thursdays or Fridays at local restaurants.  We look forward to getting together for patio dining as the the weather warms up. Your contact information will be sent to our facilitator, Lynn Lieberman, so that you can be added to the list of participants. Cost: no cost to enroll.  Members are responsible for the cost of their lunch. To participate in the Eat Out club, you must have a current SPARK membership.
03 May
11:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Let’s Eat Out Club-In Person Outings

This lively group has long met for lunch on Thursdays or Fridays at local restaurants.  We look forward to getting together for patio dining as the the weather warms up. Your contact information will be sent to our facilitator, Lynn Lieberman, so that you can be added to the list of participants. Cost: no cost to enroll.  Members are responsible for the cost of their lunch. To participate in the Eat Out club, you must have a current SPARK membership.
10 May
11:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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